Hundreds to walk to end Alzheimer’s in New Bern

NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) – The Alzheimer’s Association invited people of all ages and abilities to Walk to End Alzheimer’s in New Bern on October 22nd at Union Point Park.

The Alzheimer’s Association says they raised over $45,000 as over 100 participants flooded the streets of New Bern.

The funds raised go towards supporting the care, support, and research programs of the Alzheimer’s Association.

On walk day, participants will honor those affected by Alzheimer’s disease with promise flowers during the poignant Promise Garden Ceremony – a moving display of hope to represent the personal reasons participants join together to

The Alzheimer’s Association hosts 17 walks across North Carolina during the months of September through November.

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

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